Moab at Last! 1

May 2016: We reluctantly left Capital Reef National Park and ambled off in the direction of Moab, stopping along the way for a visit to Goblin Valley State Park. Goblin Valley is famous for its rounded hoodoo formations which, if you let your imagination soar, take on fantastical shapes of goblins, toadstools, […]

Jeneric Rambling #3: The First Travel Blogger

Alright, she may not have been the first, but she was certainly one of the most successful travel bloggers ever! And she did it in the 1830’s. Let me explain… I have been reading and thoroughly enjoying The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck. It is the true […]

Mormon Settlers, Cows, a Grand Hole in the Ground, Jackrabbits and 170′ Tall Phallic Objects 5

April 2016: Well that got your attention, didn’t it?? We’d been hanging around Kanab, UT waiting for Eric’s brother and sister-in-law to arrive at nearby Pipe Springs National Monument. Teresa has been doing some volunteer interpretive stints at National Parks, and Pipe Springs was next on the list. We moved just over […]

Jeneric Rambling #1 3

I’ve decided to shake things up a bit by starting a new feature: the Jeneric Rambling. These will be short posts – rambling thoughts on random things. This first is about laundry day, the laundromat, and finding balance in your life. Until we went to Morocco, I really hated having […]